Jacinto Islands

Feature Type:Islands - Land area surrounded by water or marsh. Plural of Island.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: wa KIN-toe
Relative Location: S end Estevan Group, Caamaño Sound, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°56'32''N, 129°36'50''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/13

Origin Notes and History:

Jacinto Islands adopted 2 February 1926 on C.3723; confirmed 4 September 1952 on 103A.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named after Lieutenant Commodore Jacinto Caamaño, Spanish Naval officer commanding an expedition in these waters, 1792.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office